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FACULTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT from UC Davis

Assistant/Associate Professor of Quantitative Fisheries Ecologist

1. Position Description

The University of California at Davis is pleased to announce the recruitment for a tenure-track faculty position in quantitative fisheries ecology. The successful candidate will join the Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor; early career candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Criteria for appointment include: a Ph.D. or equivalent in fisheries science, ecology and evolutionary biology, statistics and applied mathematics, or a related field, a record of excellence in scholarly research, and demonstrable potential to establish a competitively-funded research program. The appointee will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in fisheries and marine science and management and/or quantitative methods, be actively involved in undergraduate advising, curricular development and department and university service. The appointee is also expected to guide and mentor graduate students.

Applicants should submit materials via the following website: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02465
Additional inquiries can be directed to Andrew Rypel, Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology (ude.sivadcu|lepyr#ude.sivadcu|lepyr) or Marissa Baskett, Department of Environmental Science and Policy (ude.sivadcu|tteksablm#ude.sivadcu|tteksablm). The position will remain open until filled but to ensure consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2018.


** Faculty position, tenure track assistant professor: Ecological or Evolutionary Theory **

The Florida State University Department of Biological Science invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, at the assistant professor level. We seek a creative and interactive individual using theory to answer basic questions in ecology, evolution, or the interface of these fields, and whose research will enhance existing strengths in our Ecology and Evolution research group. Candidates should demonstrate high potential for collaborations with empiricists, externally-funded research, and engaging instruction at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants whose work combines theoretical and empirical approaches are welcome to apply, however priority will be given to those with a primary emphasis on theory. A PhD is required, and postdoctoral experience is preferred. Anticipated start date is fall 2019. More information about the E&E group and department can be found at https://www.bio.fsu.edu/ee/. Questions about the position may be sent to ude.usf.oib|hcraes.yroeht#ude.usf.oib|hcraes.yroeht.

Please submit an electronic application as a single PDF document containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of research and teaching interests at https://jobs.fsu.edu, Job ID 44237, and request three letters of reference via the same portal. Teaching statements should address engaging and mentoring diverse students. Preference will be given to applications received by Nov 01, 2018. The Department of Biological Science has a demonstrated record of accommodating dual-career couples. FSU faculty positions require successful completion of a criminal background check. FSU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply; a diverse workforce will maintain the excellence of the University, and offer our students richly varied perspectives.

The Florida State University Department of Biological Science (https://www.bio.fsu.edu) is an integrated group of over 50 faculty in the areas of Ecology and Evolution, Cell and Molecular Biology, and Neuroscience, dedicated to excellence in research and teaching. The university is located in Tallahassee, the capital city of Florida, which is situated in the Big Bend region of the state, an area with diverse and relatively undeveloped habitats. Tallahassee hosts a rich program in the performing arts and athletic events and is close to several state parks, rivers, a National Wildlife Refuge, the largest national forest in Florida, and the pristine beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. The Big Bend region is a biological diversity hotspot and provides ample access to research sites and outdoor recreational opportunities.

Faculty Search: Assistant Professor in Mathematical and Computational Life Sciences
The Dietrich School at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in Mathematical and Computational Life Sciences to begin in the fall term of 2019. Successful candidates will be placed in the departments most suitable for their backgrounds and research programs from among the Departments of Mathematics, Biology, Neuroscience, Physics, and Chemistry. We seek outstanding scientists who will enhance and complement our existing strengths and who will collaborate with members of our sizable neuroscience, biology, biophysics, and biochemistry communities.

One position is in Mathematical and Computational Neuroscience. Candidates working on the following topics are especially encouraged to apply:

- Circuits and information flow in neuroscience
- Neuronal and population dynamics
- Synaptic mechanisms and dynamics
- Neuronal membrane properties and ion channel function

The other position is in Mathematics and Theory of Biological Processes. Candidates working on the following topics are especially encouraged to apply:

- Mathematical ecology
- Evolutionary theory
- Cellular sensing and signal processing
- Epigenetic and gene network dynamics

The University of Pittsburgh is an active center for interdisciplinary research in the life sciences offering exciting opportunities for collaborations across departments as well as with our highly ranked medical school. The University is currently ranked third in the nation in total NIH funding, and the city of Pittsburgh is often voted “most livable” in the nation. These positions represent part of a vision to grow our community of researchers at the interface of mathematics, physics, chemistry and the life sciences.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. and should demonstrate substantial research accomplishment and dedication to teaching. They will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program, train graduate students, and actively participate in undergraduate education. Review of applications will begin on October 23, 2018, and will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants can apply online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MjQy. Candidates should submit (a) a cover letter, (b) a CV, (c) a statement of research accomplishments and future plans, (d) a brief description of teaching interests, (e) a brief description of how your research, teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and (f) at least three letters of reference (for each reference, you will have the opportunity to input an email address through Interfolio’s Online Application system and a notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions). The positions are pending budgetary approval. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Quantitative Global Ecology, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University
We invite applications for a tenure track position in quantitative ecology, Assistant or early Associate Professor. We seek candidates with expertise in analyzing large data sets or modeling of processes from ecosystem to regional or larger scales, with an emphasis on the interactions of human‐accelerated environmental change with ecological structure and function and sustainability. We will consider applicants with a strong theoretical, statistical, and/or computational background studying interactions between organisms (including humans) and the environment as this influences biogeochemistry, ecological function, climate change, or broad‐scale patterns in biodiversity. Area of expertise can be in any ecosystem. We are particularly interested in individuals developing and applying quantitative methods, who are interested in understanding underlying ecological processes, who will collaborate with ecologists, evolutionary biologists and scientists in related disciplines across Cornell. For full information, and to apply, see https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11708. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018.

Mathematical Biology of Infectious Disease, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University
We invite applications for a tenure track position in the Mathematical Biology of Infectious Disease, Assistant or early Associate Professor. We seek candidates who use mathematical, statistical or computational approaches to model dynamics of infectious disease, informed by empirical data and with an emphasis on ecological systems. Research could be conducted at various scales of inquiry from dynamics of pathogens within individual hosts, to population-level spread of infection, to epidemiology of infection and disease at landscape and ecosystem levels. The appointee will be expected to establish an independent, well-funded and internationally recognized research program. We are especially interested in candidates who will be interactive and motivated by collaboration with empirical biologists. This position is associated with the Cornell Institute of Host-Microbe Interactions and Disease (CIHMID) and is consistent with a campus-wide emphasis on expanding research and teaching in Infection Biology. For full information, and to apply, see https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11710. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018.

Professor / Associate Professor in theoretical (mathematical) ecology:
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/154503/professor-associate-professor-in-theoretical-mathematical-ecology-at-uit-the-arctic-university-of-norway


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